Virginia Sommers was a longtime resident of Bartow and a member of the Church of God.
She died July 24, 2014, in Deland, Fla., with her daughter Pearl Allen at her side.
Her perseverance after a number of serious health problems had a great impact on all who knew her.
She outlived her son, Larry Ford, and two husbands, Paul Ford and Gus Sommers. She loved and was very proud of her many grand, to great, great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at Bartow Church of God.
Alavon Direct Cremation of Orange City, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.